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S&P 500 sets another record

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 9.86, or 0.46 percent, to 2,175.03. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 53.62, or 0.29 percent, to 18,570.85. The Nasdaq composite rose 26.26, or 0.52 percent, to 5,100.16.

Local

Pik-achoo! Don’t hunt Pokémon in area hospitals

Playing Pokémon Go, the smartphone app game that lets users hunt for the virtual creatures in the real world, poses a real risk to patients, visitors and employees, according to a memo sent to employees of University of Kansas Hospital. Other hospitals and health care centers agree.

Business

Highwoods sells two of its remaining Kansas City properties

Highwoods Properties, former owner of Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza, has sold two of the four Plaza area office buildings that weren’t included in the retail center’s sale. Price Brothers Development Co. bought the office building at 801 W. 47th St. Stanton Road Capital LLC bought the building at 4600 Madison Ave.

News

'Low-cost' health insurance plan can carry high-risk costs

Richard Sankovich is not happy about the $6,035 invoice he recently got from West Penn Hospital for what turned out to be a pulled stomach muscle, but his experience likely says more about the risks of buying a low-cost health plan than it does about high hospital costs.

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Veolia plant goes 'green' in downtown Kansas City

Veolia, a company that provides heating and cooling to many buildings in downtown Kansas City, will stop using coal and use solely natural gas to power its plant at First and Grand.
Diane Stafford dstafford@kcstar.com
Veolia plant goes 'green' in downtown Kansas City 1:03

Veolia plant goes 'green' in downtown Kansas City

Kansas names director of drones 2:37

Kansas names director of drones

Heart to Heart sends mobile medical unit to Republican National Convention 2:08

Heart to Heart sends mobile medical unit to Republican National Convention

Starship Tech delivery bot rolls through KC 1:48

Starship Tech delivery bot rolls through KC